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Panasonic DMP-UB900

alaTest has collected and analyzed 356 reviews of Panasonic DMP-UB900. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the size and reliability are overall positive. The design and usability also get good feedback. Many are negative about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Panasonic DMP-UB900 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Jon L. Jacobi (techhive.com)

Panasonic DMP-UB900 Ultra HD Blu-ray player review: A great choice for audiophiles and home theater buffs

 

This is the only Blu-ray player we've seen that can also play DSD audio files, but don't pay the premium price unless you can take full advantage of its advanced features.

Excellent playback of commecial UHD Blu-ray discs ; Can decode 2.8- and 5.6MHz DSD audio files ; Stereo and 7.1-channel analog audio outputs

Supports fewer media file formats than the competition ; Overpopulated remote ; Price tag limits its appeal (unless you're an audiophile or home theater buff)

Nov, 2016

Sound & Vision TOP PICK

Expert review by : Al Griffin (soundandvision.com)

Panasonic DMP-UB900 Ultra HD Blu-ray Player

 

Panasonic's first Ultra HD Blu-ray player's excellent performance and solid build quality make it an easy choice for enthusiasts.

High-quality upconversion of Blu-rays and DVDs; Effective detail enhancement and noise reduction; Full-featured remote control

Doesn’t support YouTube 4K video streaming; No Vudu app; No Dolby Vision disc support; Pricey next to competition

Jan, 2017

Editors choice

Expert review by : John Archer (trustedreviews.com)

Panasonic DMP-UB900

 

The UB900 is essentially the posh half of Ultra HD Blu-ray's UK launch. Ultra HD Blu-ray, for those new to all this, is the next-generation of Blu-ray that supports 4K and High Dynamic Range (HDR) – a new standard for colour and picture brightness and...

Apr, 2016

Expert review by : Robert Jones (t3.com)

Panasonic DMP-UB900 review: an Ultra HD 4K Blu-ray player like no other

 

It’s feature packed and has a premium build, but does the 4K viewing experience justify its monstrous price?

Best-in-class picture quality ; Premium build

Dated menu system and remote ; Monstrous price

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Panasonic DMP-UB900 review

 

Ultra HD Blu-ray has arrived and Panasonic's player has delivered a devastating first blow...

Lush colours ; Strong contrast ; Great definition and clarity ; Speedy operation

Sound could be a little more agile

The future of home cinema, on disc. A sight to behold.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by : Chris Hall (pocket-lint.com)

Panasonic DMP-UB900 review: Ultra-HD Blu-ray master class

 

Taking a step into the future is Ultra HD Blu-ray, looking to up the quality and make the most out of the latest 4K televisions, all for your entertainment pleasure. The Panasonic DMP-UB900 is pitched towards the high-end and it has all the performance...

Video quality, build quality, solid remote, lots of audio options, great upscaling

Price, UI feels a little dated, streaming services feel like a second thought

The Panasonic DMP-UB900 is pitched towards the high-end and it has all the performance to support it, offering high quality audio and stunning visuals. There's wider appeal for those wanting greater audio options, too, offering more options than the...

Jun, 2016

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Panasonic DMP-UB900 review

 

Watch out, Netflix. This 4K Blu-ray player could be the future of home cinema.

Remarkable clarity and contrast ; Backlit remote ; Plenty of connections

It’s not exactly cheap

Five stars. Movies at home have never looked this good.

Mar, 2016

Techradar Editor's Choice 2016

Expert review by : Steve May (techradar.com)

Panasonic DMP-UB900 review

 

Digital cinema finally comes home

Breathtaking picture quality ; 4K Netflix and Amazon on board ; First-class audio CD playback

Hard to justify if you don't have an HDR TV ; Some elements of the UI look clunky ; Chassis is a fingerprint magnet

Supreme with 4K HDR Blu-ray discs but also a cracking all-round media player, Panasonic's DMP-UB900 is a must-have for AV enthusiasts.

Jul, 2016

Expert review by : Nick Pino (techradar.com)

Hands on: Panasonic DMP-UB900 Ultra-HD Blu-ray player review

 

HDR, 4K UHD, what more can you want?

HDR content playback ; UHD Alliance-certified

No Dolby Atmos/DTS:X support ; UK-exclusive for time-being

Jan, 2016

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com.au)

Panasonic goes for the 4K Blu-ray high-end: DMP-UB900 coming in September for $700

 

It was 10 years ago that Panasonic introduced one of the first Blu-ray players, the DMP-BD10, and as a first-generation product it cost a small fortune: $1,300.

Jul, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio D/A Converter (DAC):192kHz/32-bit
Audio decoders:DSD,DTS-HD HR,DTS-HD Master Audio,Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus,Dolby TrueHD,THX Surround EX / DTS-HD,DTS-HD HR,Dolby Digital,Dolby Digital Plus
Audio output channels:7.1
Built-in audio decoders:DSD, DTS-HD HR, DTS-HD Master Audio, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby TrueHD, THX Surround EX / DTS-HD, DTS-HD HR, Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Color

Color of product:Black

Design

Color of product:Black
Device type:Blu-ray Player

Display

Built-in display: Yes

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50 / 60
AC input voltage:120 / 220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):25

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, ALAC, DSD, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, ALAC, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
Image formats supported:JPEG XR, MPO
Video compression format:AVCHD, MKV, MP4, MPEG2, XVID / AVCHD, MKV, MPO
Video formats supported:AVCHD,MKV,MP4,MPEG2,XVID / AVCHD,MKV,MPO

Media Types

Disc types supported:BD, BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, CD, CD-DA, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW / BD-R, BD-R DL, BD-RE, BD-RE DL, BD-ROM, CD, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD, DVD+R, DVD+R DL, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW
Recording disc types:DVD-R, DVD-R DL, DVD-RW

Networking

Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Miracast:Y
Video apps:NetFlix,YouTube
Wi-Fi: Yes

Performance

Analog signal format system:NTSC
BD-Live: Yes
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):VIERA Link
TV tuner integrated: Yes
TV tuner type:Analog

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:2
HDMI version:2.0
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

AC input frequency:50 / 60
AC input voltage:120 / 220-240
Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):25

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC, SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported:BD,BD-R,BD-R DL,BD-RE,BD-RE DL,CD,CD-DA,CD-R,CD-RW,DVD,DVD+R,DVD+R DL,DVD+RW,DVD-R,DVD-R DL,DVD-RW

Technical Details

3D:N
BD-Live:Y
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):VIERA Link
Device type:Blu-ray Player
HDMI:Y

Video

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
2D-3D converter: Yes
3D:N / Y
3D compatibility:No / Yes
4K resolution:Y
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Network streaming: Yes
Noise reduction: Yes
Smart TV: No
Video upscaling: Yes
x.v.Color support: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.83
Height:2.68
Weight:5.29
Width:17.1